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Ristorante Bonaroti

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428 E Maple Ave, Wolf Trap, Vienna, VA 22180-4721 (East Street)
703 281 7550
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Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sunday Evening

Great ambiance and service. Food not top notch this time. Sea bass & sea food pasta were ok. Sea bass sauce was not as expected and seafood was heavy on the pasta - light on the seafood.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
George C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Great ambiance and service. Food not top notch this time. Sea bass & sea food pasta were ok. Sea bass sauce was not as expected and seafood was heavy on the pasta - light on the seafood.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We came in as soon as they were open and were seated promptly. I ordered a Nebbiolo wine which they decanted and that told me they knew what they were doing. All through dinner, the water glasses were tended to and the food arrived on time and in order. This is truly the best service I've had at any restauarnt

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We had seen this restaurant for years and finally found an excuse to pay a visit -- a special coupon deal. Really glad we did. Old school and superb service. Enjoyed the carafe of house Chardonnay -- surprisingly good. Split the Caesar salad -- resulting portions were perfect. Bread was delicious and had wonderful accents, including olive topping. Entrees were... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This restaurant has been a favorite for over 20 years and it's still top-notch. Reservations advised. This is our place to bring friends who love Italian food, and we go here to celebrate an anniversary or a birthday. As other reviewers have said, they serve classic Italian food and in great variety. My wife really likes the lamb shank and... More 

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Burke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This feels authentic. And the waiters speak Italian and say Prego nicely in response to your Grazie. We were a family of 6 adults for Mother's Day. Our meal was unrushed and they even brought us some biscotti while we were just talking at the table after our meal was finished. We started with the fried zucchini blossoms, a treat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is such a classy place in Vienna. This is probably the finest dining you can get in VIenna. As a person who has been to Italy I have to say it is just like being back there. It has great food, I have never had something that I did not like there. It is expensive but I have to... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

It's an institution. This is *the* old-school white-tablecloth Italian restaurant in Vienna. It has a special occasion vibe to it, the food is excellent, and the service is doting ... even if it is a bit stilted. This time we had the Spaghetti Chris Cooley (named after the Redskins' popular tight end from several years ago) and a scallops special.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Oversauced dishes that might have been invented in the 50's and callops that you can use as erasers pretty much sums up my impressions of this place. It's a Vienna staple but so is the Vienna Inn and both places might hold nostalgia instead of good food. Drive on traveler.

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We had an amazing dining experience. The moment you are seated they bring you amazing bread with choices for topping - olive oil, butter, olive tapenade and sun dried tomatoes - incredibly delicious. Service is outstanding, we were enjoying the bread so thoroughly and hardly noticed when they had refilled the basket. Everything we ordered was delicious and served in... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The homemade pastas are incredible. Order 3 of the appetizer size for dinner. The pasta is homemade and sublime! The Burrata salad is wonderful and the white asparagus was my Dad's favorite.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 428 E Maple Ave, Wolf Trap, Vienna, VA 22180-4721
    (East Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Vienna
  • Phone Number: 703 281 7550

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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